Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst Connecticut areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,610
25th Percentile Wage
$60,350
50th Percentile Wage
$74,880
75th Percentile Wage
$95,540
90th Percentile Wage
$122,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,880
1.04% 6.96%
2016
$74,100
1.69% -
2015
$72,850
1.65% -
2014
$71,650
0.77% -
2013
$71,100
2.01% -
2012
$69,670
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Connecticut ranges from $58,450 to $79,650. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $79,650. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $76,460). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$79,650
Danbury
$76,460
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$73,750
New Haven
$71,810
Waterbury
$62,440
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$59,990
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$58,450




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